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-free america and was awarded the presidential medal of freedom. the word from los angeles today, seth macfarlane will host this year's oscars, a master of all voices, says his goal is to channel the great hosts of the past, like bob hope and johnnie carson. >>> up next, an update on a little girl who >>> finally here tonight we asked our team in afghanistan this week to check in on some friends of ours. they don't have parents of their own, but they do have a close family all around them. in kabul, of all places. and when we first aired their story, you responded in a big way, donating hundreds of thousands of dollars to these kids, and the woman who is making a difference in their lives. we first met the girls of the orphanage three years ago. oh, you want me to put on your glasses, and you're going to put on my glasses. how do we look? they were just being girls. but just the same, their life took place inside an orphanage in afghanistan. we met and got to know the woman who runs the place andaja ferree. today we're happy to report all of the children are thriving. for one, the girl
for the next generation, and perhaps gave children a chance for a future they never imagined. from los angeles, here is nbc's diana alvear with our "making a difference report". >> reporter: small fingers on their first violin. >> i was one of those children. >> reporter: the opening note. >> classical music, i just fell in love with it. >> reporter: she hopes this will grow into a lifelong passion. >> so magical and beautiful, and i love introducing it and putting it into the lives of children. >> reporter: once told there would never be a female conductor in her lifetime, sonia marie de vega is the only latina who ever led one. she founded the symphony orchestra, now celebrating its 20th year. but she says the concerts that mean the most? are the solos in front of the spellbound children, part of the discovery that brings the classics to thousands of children every year in los angeles. >> like so many public schools, the music program here has been cut back highly in the last few years. for so many students, this provides their only exposure to classical music. >> reporter: and they don't ju
something there to remind me." r.b. greaves dead in los angeles at the age of 68. >>> we first reported the story here last night of the local television anchorwoman in lacrosse, wisconsin, who received a viewer e-mail about her weight and then decided to take on the topic and the viewer head-on on the air. she then appeared this morning on "today." now jennifer livingston is receiving interview requests from around the world. her tv station has at least six extra people there answering the deluge of incoming phone calls, most of them expressing support for her. >>> up next here tonight, that real life field of dreams for a young man who waited a long time for one moment. >>> finally tonight, let's not kid ourselves, even us baseball fans have to admit the sport is too often more about steroids and salaries than it is any kind of field of dreams. but sometimes the american pastime can still seem like a field of dreams like it did last night in miami. the story tonight from nbc's mark potter. >> greenberg is on deck and ready for his one at-bat. >> reporter: to the roar of the stadium cr
including a costco near los angeles. some station owners say they're thinking of shutting down completely. they say it's too difficult to sell at these prices. >> kristen dahlgren in southern california. thanks. >>> and late news about u.s. border patrol agent killed earlier this week along the arizona/mexico border. nbc's mark potter is in sierra vista, arizona tonight where agent nicholas ivy lived with his family. good evening. >> reporter: good evening to you, brian. federal investigators tell nbc news that based on evidence they've found so far, they are looking into whether this shooting may have been a friendly fire incident. agents shooting at each other. agent nicholas ivy of the border control was shot and killed early tuesday morning while responding to desert sensors that track illegal movement across the border. two other agents were with him. one was wounded. they had reported being fired upon earlier. about five miles north of the border near naco, arizona. officials blamed the shootings on armed criminals and mexican authorities say they have made two arrests related to th
. others have no gas to sell at all. nbc's kristen dahlgren from los angeles with us. good evening >> reporter: good evening, since we talked yesterday, things have gone up, take a look. 5.89 as prices in california close in on all-time record highs. just when people in california thought things couldn't get worse. >> five bucks? oh, my god. >> reporter: even bigger sticker shock. >> i had no idea it had gone up this much, you know, just overnight. >> reporter: prices up another 20 cents a gallon since midnight. >> how can it go from what was it? 4.70 a week ago? in california, the price is up 36 cents, to 4.49, 67 cents from last year when gas was 3.82. and some stations are topping five dollars, that is if they have gas. many costco stations shut down this week after running out. and independent stations say they can barely break even. wholesale prices are so high. >> every day, the price is going up, crazy. we have no control in it. >> reporter: they tried to explain that to customers. >> chevron's facility is down, from a fire in august exxon mobile, tough to find gasoline beca
. two months ago in los angeles, a 100-year-old driver hit a group of school children. >> these serve as wakeup calls, not just for older drivers, but for their families to have the conversation and plan ahead. >> reporter: joan johnson's family is beginning to have that conversation. >> you don't want to be the person that takes away someone's freedom and independence. >> reporter: their grandmother remains determined to drive well into her golden years. >> i'm glad they're concerned, i'm glad to know that they care. >> reporter: she's now willing to listen when her family and doctors say, it's time to talk. miguel almaguer, nbc news, san diego. >>> when we come back in a moment, what a new study says about an established way of losing weight. >>> some big shifts to report in the religion of americans, specifically the rise of what pollsters call the nuns, not the catholic kind it's spelled none. it means the people who when asked about their religion check the box that says none. while americans are still religious and plenty spiritual, a record number one fifth of us are not affili
the streets of los angeles tonight. you're looking at the two miles an hour processional right now. lots of people have turned out to watch. a total of 12 miles of surface streets covered, lots turning out to watch. as we reported, 400 perfectly good trees gave their lives for this effort. power, cable, tv lines have been moved. steel plates have been added to the streets to accommodate the journey, which ends tomorrow night. >>> well, she is from brooklyn but never played brooklyn until now. >> i don't know why i'm frightened ♪ ♪ ♪ i know my way around here. >> a return to her roots this weekend for barbra streisand, taking advantage of the biggest and newest borough, the newest home, the barclay center, two shows, one last night, she is 70 now. and the new york times says her voice is still "singularly compelling" you know what they say about people who need people. and last night she seemed to enjoy the love of the crowd >>> and among the most quoted moments of the debate last night, switching the distinctive hair of the duo last night, just like it was striking a week ago with
several hours behind schedule. but tonight after a 12-mile slow speed journey through los angeles, the space shuttle "endeavour" has reached it's final destination at the california science center. >>> and finally tonight, what are we to make of daredevil felix baumgartner's free fall from space. >> reporter: felix baumgartner isn't the first daredevil to command a day's headlines and front pages with a stunt that seems unbelievable and he surely won't be the last. but will you remember his name a year from now? a month? next week? if you remember so many of history's other daredevils, the wire walker that crossed between the twin towers. the human spider-man who scaled the sears tower. a few career daredevils have managed to become cultural touch stones, but for the most part, a can you believe that stunt is exactly that, a stunt, however difficult or improbable or dangerous. that's why the men and women who pull them off are so often seen as daredevils in search of fame. think of the crowds who have lined the streets of l.a. for parts of three days now just to see and be near th
in los angeles. a subject his widow cannot discuss to this day. >> then we lost daddy. >> can we talk about something else? >> mrs. ethel kennedy gave birth today -- >> rory kennedy, the last of 11 kids was born six months after her father was killed, with the whole world watching. >> i told ethel, i think joan and i are going to take this baby home. we think ethel has enough of them. >> you know, i think i just couldn't help smiling. >> ethel's life with bobby was organized bedlam. she was pregnant for an astonishing 99 months of her life. it was a life of children and animals, including 16 dogs at the same time. and a sea lion named sandy who lived in the family swimming pool. do you think you required a certain amount of chaos around you, to be in your natural happy state? >> i enjoyed a lot of different things, different -- a lot of different animals. and, of course, children. >> throw them all in the same category. >> you all made a lot of noise. >> thank you. >> these days, ethel kennedy's life is mostly about her 35 grandchildren. there always seems to be one or two running for
, los angeles >>> and as we mentioned there is important news about women's health that may come as a surprise to many women who get one of the most common and important medical tests every year. a pap smear to screen for cervical cancer. tonight, new recommendations from the american college. they say most women age 21-65 can wait three to five years between pap tests as long as there is no sign of a problem. also, for the first time, the doctors advise that starting at the age of 30, women should also get tested for hpv when they get their pap test. >>> also tonight, the first time america's baby doctors are weighing in on the debate a lot of parents have faced over organic foods. while a lot of parents feed their kids fruits and vegetables that are organic, to avoid pesticides, they think they're doing the right thing, the nation's pediatricians say there just is not any proof that organic is safer or has more nutrition than conventional foods. this was in addition to the study at stanford university. it was met at the time with uncertainty. >>> still ahead as we continue on a
don't want to ruffle any feathers. >> reporter: first up here in los angeles, president obama will attend a small fundraiser with former president bill clinton and then he will attend a production at the theater tonight. vice president joe biden is getting ready for thursday night, and it is somewhat in damage control mode. lester? >> we want to turn now to our political director and chief white house correspondent chuck todd. chuck, the debate, the positive numbers we noted potential game changers for both candidates last week, how do you expect they'll try to build off this week? >> they're trying to go on the air using the debate in tv advertisements to try to sort of blunt some of the debate momentum that romney got. but i also know that behind the scenes, there is a little bit of the confronting of the president to say you need to watch the debate, and they've passed along a statistic, i'm told at least tonight, to let them know the president spoke for more time on the air but used less words and trying to emphasize to him that he's got to get better at making his point.
with fast cars and those who drove them. chris economaki was 91. >>> the word from los angeles today, seth mcfarland will host this year's oscars. the family guy creator fresh from hosting "snl" a master of all voices says his role is to channel the great hosts of the past, like bob hope and johnny carson. >>> up next, an update on a little girl who wanted very much to switch glasses when we first met. it's our "making a difference" report tonight. report tonight. wouldn't it be cool if we took the nissan altima and reimagined nearly everything in it? gave it greater horsepower and best in class 38 mpg highway... advanced headlights... and zero gravity seats? yeah, that would be cool. ♪ introducing the completely reimagined nissan altima. it's our most innovative altima ever. nissan. innovation that excites. ♪ with less chronic osteoarthritis pain. imagine living your life with less chronic low back pain. imagine you, with less pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is fda-approved to manage chronic musculoskeletal pain. one non-narcotic pill a day, every day, can help reduce this pain. tel
los angeles, so some station owners saying they're thinking of shutting down comple completely. they say it's too difficult to sell at these prices. >> kristen dahlgren in southern california. >>> and late news tonight about that u.s. border patrol agent killed earlier this week along the arizona mexico border. mark potter, who has covered the drug war extensively for us, is in sierra vista where he lived with his family. good evening. >> reporter: federal investigators tell nbc news that based on evidence they have found so far, they are looking into whether the shooting may have been a friendly fire incident. agents shooting at each other. he was shot and killed early tuesday morning while responding to desert sensors that track illegal movement across the word board e. they had reported being fired upon about five miles knnorth o the border. u.s. and local officials blamed the shootings on armed criminals and mexican authorities say they have made two arrests in the case. but while u.s. investigators say they have reached no conclusions and have a lot of work to do, they can
me." r.b. greaves dead in los angeles at the age of 68. >>> we first reported the story of the local anchorwoman in lacross, wisconsin, who received an e-mail about her weight and took on the topic and the viewers head-on on the air. she then appeared this morning on "today." now jennifer livington is receiving interview requests from around the world. her tv station has six extra people there answering the deluge of incoming phone calls, most of them expressing support for her. >>> up next here tonight, that real life field of dreams for a young man who waited a long time for one moment. those little things still get you. for you, life's about her. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy eno
in los angeles, a 100-year-old driver hit a group of school children. >> these serve as wakeup calls, not just for older drivers, but for their families to have the conversation and plan ahead. >> reporter: joe johnson's family is it beginning to have that conversation. >> you don't want to be the person that takes away someone's freedom and independence. >> reporter: their grandmother remains determined to drive well into her golden years. >> i'm glad they're concerned, i'm glad they care. >> reporter: she's now willing to listen when her family and doctors say, it's time to talk. >>> when we come back in a moment, what a new study says about an established way of losing weight. . i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot, not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing better. and that means...fish on
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